Master Of Science In Public Health – Global Health Liberty University
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Jan 15, 2024

Promote Advanced Public Health Practices Internationally with Our Master’s in Global Health


There are millions of people in need of better healthcare. For many men and women around the world, the standard of nutrition, sanitation, and general health is drastically lower than it should be. If you have a heart for underserved populations desperate for education in these areas, as well as an awareness of preventative measures, consider a degree in public health that focuses on global health.

At Liberty, we offer a global health-focused Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. The field of global health concentrates on data-driven research and educational outreach.

Within this program, you will develop the investigative research skills vital to making a difference to those suffering worldwide. Learn how to understand different cultures so you can better prepare literature and healthcare methods that will help them improve their lifestyle.



You can take your bachelor’s degree to new heights by earning a master’s degree in public health, impacting more people than you ever thought you would meet in your lifetime. Partner your love for travel with your concern for the state of global health standards in impoverished areas. Let us come alongside you and train you to be as impactful as possible in all you do in public health.





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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.


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Why Choose Liberty’s Public Health – Global Health Master’s Degree?

Gain the resources, faculty mentorship, and career opportunities you need to prepare for a successful career in international public health. With our mission of Training Champions for Christ, we are focused on providing you hands-on learning experiences so you can impact people for Christ. Throughout this degree program, you will have countless opportunities with our LU Send team to take your education overseas.

Some of the other highlights of our global health-focused public health master’s degree include:

  • Liberty University has one of the largest accredited MPH programs in the U.S.
  • Our Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation means that you will be eligible for jobs in local government, federal government, and the military.
  • Classes centered on extensive hands-on fieldwork led directly by faculty. Receive personal attention as you develop your professionalism and competency.
  • Gain a broader perspective of the health field, with coursework from a variety of health-related disciplines.
  • Complete a 120-hour practicum at the end of your program, so you can practice professional skills and interact with health professionals.
  • Utilize departmental tablets loaded with analytic tools for research and residential coursework.
  • Access classrooms and distant education rooms equipped with camera/video capture technology, models, and testing materials.
  • Pursue research opportunities of all kinds, including research projects centered on data analysis from our ongoing real-world projects among the underserved of Lynchburg, with Hope of Life in Guatemala, and among the Mixteco in Richmond.

What Will You Learn in Our MPH – Global Health Degree?

Gain the training and skills you need to take your public health knowledge and experience international. This degree program focuses on the ways to deliver essential healthcare and health principles to individuals, families, and communities in lesser economically developed countries. The core courses in our MPH in Global Health focus on the following foundational concepts:

  • Biostatistics
  • Defining epidemiology
  • Environmental health
  • Field research methods
  • Public health administration
  • Social and behavioral theory

As you progress in your degree, you’ll focus on global health. Learn how to provide primary healthcare and sanitation in developing countries, by understanding the countries’ culture and state of health awareness. Create health plans for a variety of population needs, and examine how to best prevent and control infectious diseases worldwide.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

HLTH 620 – Introduction to Global Health

HLTH 622 – Primary Healthcare in Developing Countries

HLTH 623 – Cultural Aspects of Health Behavior

HLTH 624 – Sanitation in Developing Countries

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Highlights of Our MPH – Global Health Degree

  • Liberty’s public health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
  • Join our LU Public Health Student Association to receive career and professional growth opportunities.
  • Potential certification in various areas of public health, such as becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
  • Explore over 20 teaching and research laboratories.
  • Our faculty are experienced in academia, industry, and government, holding doctoral degrees from leading institutions nationwide.
  • Immerse yourself in engaging research projects such as testing the impact of BMI on heart rate, implementing Biosand water filters in Rwanda, collecting data on stress and burnout in the health field, and more!

Public Health – Global Health Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Public Health and Global Health Master’s Graduates

  • Community health assessment coordinator
  • Disaster preparedness specialist
  • Environmental health officer
  • Health system analyst
  • Immunization program manager
  • International health worker
  • Rabies/infectious disease control officer

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed Transcript Request Form
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.5 GPA for admission in good standing